Share this entry

Share this page

biserial

Line breaks: bi|serial
Pronunciation: /bʌɪˈsɪərɪəl
 
/

Definition of biserial in English:

adjective

Botany & Zoology
Arranged in or consisting of two series or rows.
Example sentences
  • For instance, they cannot model gradual or abrupt changes of growth modes that cause different chamber arrangements during ontogeny, such as planispiral and switching to biserial or streptospiral to uniserial.
  • As in non - stelleroid echinoderms, asteroid ambulacrals form a biserial column.
  • Uniserial budding produces a chain (runner or branch) one zooid wide, whereas, colonies that are biserial, zooids share one wall and result in a strip two zooids wide.

Definition of biserial in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day verbose
Pronunciation: vərˈbōs
adjective
using more words than are needed…